US: /ˈsɫɪm/
UK: /slˈɪm/

English Vietnamese dictionary

slim /slim/
  • tính từ
    • mảnh khảnh, mảnh dẻ, thon
      • slim fingers: ngón tay thon búp măng
    • ít ỏi, sơ sài, nghèo nàn, mỏng manh
      • slim possibility: khả năng có thể được rất mỏng manh
    • láu, khôn lỏi, xảo quyệt
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm cho người thon nhỏ (bằng cách ăn kiêng và tập thể dục)
      • nội động từ
        • trở thành thon nhỏ
        • danh từ
          • bùn, bùn loãng
          • nhớt cá
          • chất nhớ bẩn
          • Bitum lỏng
          • ngoại động từ
            • phủ đầy bùn; phủ đầy

          Advanced English dictionary

          adjective, verb
          + adjective (slimmer, slimmest)
          1 (approving) (of a person) thin, in a way that is attractive: a slim figure / body / waist + She was tall and slim. + How do you manage to stay so slim? + (figurative) Many companies are a lot slimmer than they used to be (= have fewer workers).
          2 thinner than usual: a slim volume of poetry
          3 not as big as you would like or expect; small: a slim chance of success + The party was returned to power with a slim majority.
          See also - SLIMMER, SLIMMING
          slimness noun [U]
          + verb (-mm-) [V] (BrE) (usually used in the progressive tenses) to try to become thinner, for example by eating less: You can still eat breakfast when you are slimming.
          Phrasal Verbs: slim down to become thinner, for example as a result of eating less: She slimmed down to 60 kilos before her wedding.
          slim down
          slim sth<->down to make a company or an organization smaller, by reducing the number of jobs in it; to be made smaller in this way: They're restructuring and slimming down the workforce. + The industry may have to slim down even further. + the new, slimmed-down company
          See also - SLIMMING

          Thesaurus dictionary

          1 See slender, 1, above.
          2 See slender, 2, 3, above.
          3 reduce, lose or shed weight, diet, Chiefly US slenderize:
          I really must slim if I am to fit into my summer clothes.

          Collocation dictionary


          be, feel, look | become, get
          (informal) dieters who have got slim using these methods
          | keep, remain, stay
          She works very hard to stay slim.
          | make sb
          Step exercises can help make you slim.
          | keep sb


          very | quite


          tall and slim

          Concise English dictionary

          +take off weight
          +being of delicate or slender build
          +small in quantity